Presentation Type


OER Level of Expertise

Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced


Faculty, Librarian, instructional designer, Administrator, Staff, Other

Accessibility, Assessment, and Awareness; the AAA of OER

Presenter Bios

Jess currently serves as a Senior Learning Experience Designer with Western Governors University, in addition to supporting the Remixing Open Textbooks with an Equity Lens (ROTEL) grant across multiple public colleges and universities. Her professional journey has included teaching English as a Second Language, K-12 English, Adult Basic Education, and college-level composition. Jess has worked with Open Educational Resources (OER) for nearly a decade and has contributed to the creation of over 200 courses using OERs with a maximum price point of $40. As an OER author, course designer, and teacher, Jess infuses intentional content alignment with a focus on assessment and equity-focused teaching practices. She believes strongly in leading with an equity lens and prioritizes DEI, accessibility, UDL, and decolonization within OER remixes and creations.

Publishing Permission


Creative Commons License

Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

Start Date

4-4-2024 12:00 PM

End Date

4-4-2024 1:00 PM

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Accessibility, Assessment, and Awareness; the AAA of OER